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like charl heston. you blew it up you fools. you blew it up. this is a mess. basically obama has -- republicans claim that obama has tried to tack the dc circuit court with judges that republicans think they don't need and would pad it and make it a democratic jurisdiction and so republicans have been blocking all of obama's nominees for that reason. and as a result harry reid finally said he invoked the nuclear option which means only 51 votes than 60 votes to accrue judges. he will not do that for supreme court justices. republicans said if they do the nuclear option, the republicans will use it in spades back in the democrats if they get back in the senate. >> harry reid, the way he justified doing this nominees deserve an up or down vote and they can't just be filibustered away and the president deserved his team. does that rational make sense? >> it makes sense on the merits if you look at it in isolation. the problem with the judicial sites. there is hypochris. republicans stop democratic judges using means available to them. democrats stop the republican judges. it is a le
say the obama care website may work just fine -- for identity thieves. this is "special report." good evening. i'm bret baier. you can add privacy concerns to the growing list of complaints about the president's disastrous health care overhaul rollout. it seems those potential obama care customers who are able to penetrate the website's unintentional front-end security gauntlet may be delivering their most private information on a silver platter to the bad guys. we have fox team coverage. brit hume looks at the shelf life. ed henry is at the white house with distension among the american troops about the promise to keep your health insurance. but we begin with correspondent peter. >> reporter: two men in two states tangled up in a mess created by an error at which caused a breach of private information that nobody in the government has been able to explain to them. a few weeks ago, south carolina attorney tom doogle shopped around at but thought the plans were too expensive. so he went on with his life until friday, when a stranger named justin in north c
colby. topping the news this hour, this is new reaction to president obama's health care fix. what lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are now saying about the president's latest promise to let americans keep their canceled health insurance plans. >> severe tornadoes and thunderstorm warnings. now in the midwest. we will show you where millions of americans should be on alert for the extreme weather coming their way. >> we get the latest the growing mystery that is surrounding the disappearance of a san diego family. their remains believed to have been uncovered in the california desert. >>> first, sounding off on obama care. will is a lot of that this morning. democrats, republicans, leaders of the insurance industry all speaking out about the troubled health care rollout. offering their take on the president's recent announcement he will extend insurance plans for all americans who received those cancellation notices because of the health care law. >> plenty of new fallout over the affordable care act on stunned talk shows. the president under fire. millions are getting kicked o
day in america. we know now why the obama administration has refused for so long to tell the public how many americans have signed up for obama care. hhs secretary kathleen sebelius confirming just a short time ago that the initial enrollment numbers are woefully short of the administration's targetnd far below even their lowered expectations. i'm lou dobbs. >>> good evening, everybody. the number is 106,000. that's how many americans have enrolled in health care plans in the state and federal exchanges through the first month of obama care, just a fifth of what administration officials had projected before the launch of and the opening of the exchanges. to make matters worse, the federal exchanges operating in 36 states accounted for only 27,000 of those successful enrollments. 80,000 originated in the state-run insurance exchanges. on a conference call this afternoon, secretary sebelius revealed the embarrassingly low number, but then opened herself and the administration up to outright ridicule by calling those numbers consistent with what massachusetts, a state of
comprehensive deal with the goal of dismantling iran's nuclear program. president obama and netanyahu did speak on friday and secretary of state john kerry is talking with israeli leaders. here in jerusalem there's very little trust and support in washington. there's a real fear that the agreement would simply not stop iran's nuclear program. now, israel continues to hint that if the agreement is reached that they are not satisfied with that they would take military action against iran. but eric, here in jerusalem and really across the region, there are doubts whether or not israel could strike iran and end its nuclear program by itself without u.s. support. it's really doubted but still israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu and other leaders in israel insist they would take military action without the u.s. if a bad agreement is reached. eric. >> conner, despite the talks will resume in 10 days. certainly we'll see how israel and others feel about that. live in jerusalem, thank you. >>> the breakdown of talks shows how hard it can be to forge a deal on iran's nuclear program despite the app
out to a new republican party. >> it was amazing. there was even a republican who voted for obama who stood up proudly and said that. >> that doesn't happen so much. used to say how many republicans, how many democrats. like in 2009, shield say and how many republicans who voted for obama. and there would be like ten people applauding, be really proud of themselves for being transformative and having the courage to cross party lines and make a difference. that doesn't happen so much anymore. there was one last night, though. >> that's my neighborhood and one your year when my kids were young, saddam hussein and georg bush. saddam got more candy. >> honestly, i don't know how you do this. the night continued over at the may flower with politico, one of their cocktails. and i cannot believe they were in the balconies and you had a great audience. >> do you know what they were asking, where is sam stein not here. >> it will never end. >> but there were a lot of good questions. and the most interesting thing, and i think the rope these crowds are so big is that the timing for the book is
. president obama offering a qualified apology of the american people, of the many promises that were broken when the marketplace opened. molly is live from washington with more. >> hi, greg. specifically the promise by the president that if you liked your health insurance plan, you can keep it under obama care. but republicans say more and more americans who are getting notices saying they're going to lose their health insurance plans and will have to pay more for new plans are feeling a, quote, sense of betrayal. >> the white house, the president isn't leveling with us. he's trying to cover his tracks, claiming he never really made these promises. no wonder a member of his own party called this a crisis of confidence. if the president's truly sorry about all this, he'll take steps to right this wrong. >> congressman young says the house will take up a bill next week that would allow people to keep their current health insurance plans. the president said this week that he was sorry that people are finding themselves in this situation, braced on assurances they got from me. he insists most o
's willis report, thank you for joining us, have a great night. lou: we learn what president obama knew and when he knew it. president obama knew about the mckenzie and company report that raised questions about whether would work. and he knew it in march. i am lou dobbs. good evening, the president knew at least 6 months before the launch of the obama wear web site -- obamacare web site. it was aflicked with serious problem had not been properly tested. but that is not stop the president from claiming less than a week ago that he knew nothing about those problems. >> i was not informed correctly that the web site would not be working. as the way it was supposed to, had i been informed i would not go out saying this is going to be great. lou: press secretary jay carney today confirming this our own ed henry that president obama was briefed on the mackenzie respect findings in march of this year. carney's admission contradicts the president. and mr. own statement last week is latest example of the administration's seeming pro pencety to mislead and deceive the public. the
and confusion. today an administration shaken. will president obama's signature achievement undermine the rest of his term? and -- >> i have to care for the survival of my country. >> the u.s. and iran close in on a deal, a long time ally objects. our conversation with israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu. this is "state of the union". >>> good morning from washington i'm candy crowley. mama said there would be days like this but who knew there would be months. >> if we can just get the darn website working and smooth this thing out -- >> a politician on a rugged road is generally headed downhill and losing friends along the way. amid the mess of a broken website and millions of americans losing health insurance they thought they could keep the president's approval numbers are sliding. in a totally related development -- >> on this vote the yeas are 261 the nays are 157 the bill is passed. >> 39 democrats voted against the president and with republicans on an obama care fix. the bill goes nowhere from here but it's the thought that counts and the thought is that the president's broken ke
. issue two, obama's fumble. >> we fumbled the rollout on this healthcare law. a whole bunch of things that are working really well, which people didn't notice. because they weren't controversial. i am very frustrated, but i'm also somebody who, if i fumbled the ball, i'm going to wait until i get the next plane and i'm going to run as hard as i can and do right by the team. so, ultimately i'm the head of this team. we did fumble the ball on it and what i'm going to do is make sure that we get it fixed. >> question, can president obama regain the ball? mort. >> we have a tradition in america of people apologizing for their mistakes. but i would have to say that this administration kind of is abusing that particular process. they made a lot of mistakes. they try and say i'm sorry. a lot of people are sorry they voted for him, as i said before. i think he's in deep trouble on this thing. i don't think he will escape the problem. i don't think he gets out of it for a long time. this program affected millions and millions of people. they misjudged not only the website, but how this progr
for obama care. >> the wheels are falling off. >> and now a warning signs that were ignored and yes, it was before the website was launched. also on on you take me up. >> a passenger goes beserk and threatens to detonate a bomb as authorities scramble. >> and a good samaritan. how one man can make a difference. i am harris faulkner. will united states and allies do a deal with iran tonight? secretary of state john kery and five other world powers are in geneva trying to prevent iran to from building a nuclear people and we are monitoring the talks that ended a short time ago. there could be meetings going on behind closed doors. it is day four of what was supposed to be two days of talks. there are reports of progress being made but the deputy foreign minister said there will be no deal if they refuse to the right of urainium. as we have reported, our allies in the middle east are skeptical to say the least. israel prime minister netanyahu call any agreement for iran a bad deal for the world. molly has been following the developments all day long from washington. >> reporter: a lot
's on me. >> president obama reeling over the disastrous start to his signature achievement. can obama care be fixed? can his presidency recover? or is this obama's political katrina? this morning, our special coverage, a presidency in crisis. including a key senator who may have her own eyes on the white house, new york's kirsten gillibrand. >>> and -- 50 years later, remembering jfk. all that and the powerhouse roundtable, right here, this sunday morning. >>> hello, again. i'm martha raddatz. great to have you with us. if second terms are about building a legacy this was an incredibly tough week for president obama, who this morning is still facing withering attacks on his signature legislative achievement health care reform. and more troubling for the white house, democrats are joining in. we have full coverage of the president's very rough week, let's begin at the white house where jonathan karl has the very latest. good morning, jon. >> reporter: president obama has staked his legacy on the affordable care act, but now the flawed rollout threatens to undermine the foundation of his sec
. also ahead, on the road again. president obama leaves tonight for a three day fund-raising trip out west. his approval ratings have been plummeting, but he's on track to become the most prolific second term president in history. how? why? >>> plus, holiday weather. a killer storm is hitting the south before turning north just in time for thanksgiving. we'll be live with the forecast. and going for the green. eager entrepreneurs are poised to cash in on newly relaxed state marijuana laws and it's not who you probably think. but we start, though, with that breakthrough deal reached overnight with iran. here are just a few of the nuts and bolts. iran will be getting initial relief from sanctions, essentially bills of dollars in oil money that had been frozen. in exchange, iran agrees to halt what is called high grade urani uranium enrichment. they also cannot install additional centrifuges. those are devices used to enrich uranium. again, this is all a temporary deal. designed to provide a six month window to reach a more comprehensive agreement. i want to go live now to london where j
are interesting. obama retreats on health rules. health law shakes presidency. and the president admitted what everyone in america already knew. obamacare is a total and unmitigated disaster. among those who urged the president to cave, bill clinton. >> the president should honor the commitment the federal government made to those people and let them keep what they got. >> i said it would do everything we can to fix this problem and today i am offering an idea that will help to it. >> when you look at obamacare i do not think there is a way to fix it. >> house speaker john boehner in a lengthy news conference. the president said he will try to regain the trust of the american people. he has a very tall mountain to climb. the latest poll, 54% of the american people disapprove of his job performance. gallup, 52%. of theregain the trust american people? >> time will tell. i do not know. , incredibly partial important commodity for president. once that trust is compromised, it is tough to reclaim it. he can only do it by leveling and taking full responsibility and accountability for this program.
's nuclear program. now word president obama has called benjamin netanyahu. wonder what that phone call was like. >> what was concluded in geneva last night is not a historic agreement. it's a historic mistake. >> strong words from our strongest ally in the middle east. israel wants war, specifically an end to uranium enrichment in iran. one topic not negotiated -- the fate of an american pastor. sitting in an iranian prison because of his christian faith. fox reports on the new outrage among people tirelessly working to bring him home. >>> and disgusting comments from a cable news host, slamming former v.p. nominee sarah palin simply because he does not share her opinions. and apparently no consequences for his hateful words. >> the networks condoning those types of statements because there's been no punishment of the fella who said these words, that's hypocrisy. >> tonight, governor palin responds publicly for the first time. >>> depending on with whom you listen, the tentative deal with iran to halt key parts of its controversial nuclear program is being called either an important fi
obama plans to visit jfk's grave site as the nation marks the 50th anniversary of kennedy's assassination this week. first lady michelle obama will join the president at a wreath laying ceremony along with bill and hillary clinton. >>> mitt romney running mate paul ryan made his first visit to iowa since the pair's failed bid for white house last year, and ryan fielded speculation about a potential about a 2016 run. >> jen and i got to come, see a lot of old friends, see people we made, see some good memories. maybe we should come back and do this more often. people are really friendly here. i'll tell you. >> in a recent interview with the "des moines register," ryan said he would take a hard look at 2016 once he's through this current term in congress. >>> back to the health care law where president obama's one-year extension of plans have done little to settle debate on capitol hill and main street. nancy pelosi talked about the possible political impact on today's "meet the press." >> democrats won't lose seats next year over obama care? >> i don't think you can tell wh
. it's set another all time high the 42nd this year. >> president obama is trying to get support from a tentative deal with iran. mr. obama says talking tough is the easy thing to do politically. but it's not the right thing for america's security. some lawmakers are opposed to the agreement. >> a winter storm has lift eight people dead and and snow and ice is causing delays around the country. the forecasters say the storm will thro slow thanksgiving tral plans. >> the authorities in coon connecticut have closed the case on the sandy hook shooting 20 children and 6 teachers were killed in the massacre. >> and police in are still looking for a gunman in the yale university campus. no shots have been fired or injuries reported only a portion of the school remaining on lockdown those are the headlines, inside story is next. >> between u.n. security council members, germany, and iran, hopehalts temporarily iran's nur deal. that is tonight's "inside story." >> hello, i'm ray suarez. it's only the first step towards a far more difficult goal. if the obama administration wants to make sur
. the interesting thing, among many interesting things in the book, we talk about obama/walker voters in the end. there were literally one of six voters in my state who voted for me who planned to vote for barack obama which politically doesn't make a lot of sense. >> in the recall? >> in the recall they voted for me, then they were planning a few months later in 2012 to vote for the president, which we talk about in the book, the reasons for that. because in both cases, to that middle undecided voter, we made the case based on leadership and they were hungry for it. >> let's talk about something you have been outspoken about recently, the affordable care act, obama care. you don't care for it. you think it's bad but in your home state, you are trying to do your own health care reform, badger care, and critics have said that you're trying to have it both ways because one of the ways you make badger care work is by having 80,000 people currently on medicaid go into obama care. so what do you say to critics who say you can't have it both ways, you are either for or against it but you can't be agai
and is often treated with drugs or therapy. >>> well, the massive problems with obama care continuing to take a serious toll on the president's approval ratings. take a look at this. according to a brand-new cds poll, 37% of americans say that the president is doing a good job, but the majority, 57%, think just the opposite. all of this coming as more and more of the president's fellow democrats in congress continue to break ranks with the white house and join forces with republicans in calling for big changes to the affordable care act. charlie hurt joins us, a columnist for "the washington times" good to see you. >> good to be with you, gregg. >> in your column, you expose the president and accuse him of trampling the document. let me quote you, presidents don't get to write new laws on a whim, presidents don't get to refuse to negotiate with congress on financial matters because the president doesn't like what congress has been urgently instructed to do by voters. charlie, is he guilty of all of those things? >> absolutely, gregg. i think we saw two weeks ago, it was on a friday before yes
. >> life support as they scramble to repair by the end of the month deadline. can the obama administration recover from the damage already inflicted by the rough rollout? >> whether you like the model of obama care or not, the fact that the president sold it on a basis that was not true has undermined the foundation of his second term. i think it's rotting it away. >> double down. they changed the game with political tell-all that went behind the scenes with 2008 election. mark halperin back with latest insider scoop that's already shaking up the political landscape. they will noin me to share some of the most revealing moments of the 2012 white house including fallout inside team obama after this first debate performance rocked the campaign on its heals. >> take it and go to congress, fight for it. >> that's what we've done. made some adjustments and we're putting it before -- >> you've been president four years. you've been president four years. >> good monday to you. hope you had a great weekend. i'm kristen welker in for andrea mitchell. a billion dollar presidential cam
cuccinelli should have won virginia, why? because obama is very unoh popular in virginia. his popularity dropped by a large number percentage of the vote from 2009 to today. in that situation with obama still unpopular in virginia it should have been an easy republican win. it wasn't because the tea party which is what cuccinelli is closely associated with just doesn't sell in a swing state like virginia. >> let's focus on christie for a second. he has captured the attention of the country. he knows it goes beyond new jersey. here he is on the last night of the campaign. >> you want someone who you elected to office to look you in the eye and tell you the truth even if you don't like the truth being told. that's the jersey way. i know in my heart that what is going to happen tomorrow night is going to send a message not only to everyone in new jersey. tomorrow night america is going to be watching new jersey. >> he calls himself a conservative. most of us see him as a moderate, most analysts do. is that the difference between him and cuccinelli, does the moderate winning of the republica
negotiationes with iran. president obama of course does not share his feelings. we are told the two men spoke about this today for about a half an hour. the president ensured netanyahu that there will be throughout the negotiations. the terms are iran has to scale back nuclear material and allow inspectors and monitors. in return for some of the tough interaction inial sanctions that hurt iran's economy, well, they will go away. iran's president went on television today calling the deal a win for his negotiators. iranian people tell cnn that they see this as an opportunity to improve relations with the west. the iran nuclear deal is getting mixed reviews from lawmakers on both sides of the aisle. live in washington, d.c., tory, washington, d.c. lawmakers are not shy about giving their opinion about this deal, are they? report not at all. so yes, this is a tough spot for the president to be in, but it is also one for members of congress and one of the key factors driving some of them is support for israel. take a listen to chuck schumer. he is playing around with the idea of trying to lobby mo
, mike. >>> back in washington now. fox news alert on the troubled obama roll out. the president said the website will be working for the vast majority of americans bite end of this month. a new report said the administration will consider just 80 percent a success. this as the top democrat is coming to the president's defense after dozens of her members vote in favor of the republican bill to change the law. >> i think we just have to remain calm. and get through the website getting fixed, clarify misrepresentation about it. but it is the law of the land and an important economic and health ability and security issue for the american people. >> eric ericson of red state.comand a fox news contractor. >> i there. >> there was a washington post report that found an unnamed washington official said the administration's goal is 80 percent accessibility on the website, is that success? >> no, it is not success. we know from the congressional budget office that 31 percent of the americans and hundred percent people can get on the website will not get health care under obama care. and by the
to joe and everybody else. >>> we have new polling shoeing the flawed obama care website can't get fixed fast enough for the president. it really can't. according to new cbs news polls, 61% have a negligence via view of obama care. president obama has 32% of americans approving of the way he's handling health care. that's his lowest rate judging. the poll finds 31% believe problems with the website are an isolated issue however 63% think signs of more widespread problems to come. overall just 15% of voters think obama care will help them. 39% say it will do more harm than good. mark halperin, i don't want -- i know what will happen if i am too forceful with this argument but this is in the middle of all the glitches. >> i will tell you without being i hhype hyperbollic big supporters of the law are concerned if poll numbers turn quickly it may be difficult for the president to talk about the positive aspects of the law. it's a crisis that needs to be addressed on substance and on politics and you can see in the white house they are trying to balance being optimistic with recognizing ther
of the union with candy crowley begins right now. >>> iran nuclear talks falter, obama care struggles and white house nominees blocked. the president's dismal fall. >>> today, no go in geneva. >> the window for diplomacy is not stay open indefinitely. >> despite an all in diplomatic -- republican senator lindsay graham joins us with his take on the talks with tehran and the latest twist in the tangle that is benghazi. then. >> welcome to new jersey. virginia, thank you. >> reading the results of 2013 through the prism of 2014 through the party chairs. democrat debra waszer man schultz. >>> abortion, gay rights, immigration, our political panel sorts out the doable from the political. >>> plus -- >> we are obligated to be sure that they get everything they need. >> a reunion with republican senator leader and world war ii veteran bob dole on the two things he knows best. veterans and politics. this is state of the union. in exchange for using some of the sanctions against the country. but the united states, it's european allies all are opening an agreement can be reached. these past three days w
the expansion of medicaid under obama care. >> i do what's best for the people in the state of new jersey every day. and expanding medicaid in the state of new jersey, is a relatively small expansion. it will mean a lot. here's what makes me different than a lot of these other guys, i'm going to do what i think is right for the people who elected me, and a lot of these other folks are always trying to put their figure in the wind and see which way the wind is blowing that day. my job is to run the state of new jersey, and that's what i do every day, and the fact is, george, when you do that, people across the spectrum give you credit. and that's what those election results, 61% on tuesday, show. >> it was a sweeping win. >>> you're also in the news this week because of this book "double down" about the 2012 campaign. extensive section on the romney vice presidential search process, they leaked your file. never seen that happen before. this passage who supervised your background check. a guy named ted newton. he says this -- there are people now, surveying the sum and substance of what the team
who doesn't blame president obama. he blames another world famous democrat. and we will explain on this thursday edition of "way too early". >>> good morning, everybody. brian shactman. what do you get when you add a-rod, jose canseco and a goat? that would be our sports block. we'll have details in a few minutes. but i want to start with this potential deal with afghanistan. u.s. military appears one step closer to having american troops in afghanistan beyond the end of next year. secretary of state john kerry has announced a preliminary agreement between u.s. and afghan officials. the "new york times" reports the deal could keep american forces on the ground through 2024. it would also include billions of dollars of international assistance. other reports say the deal will be limited to counterterrorism and training of afghan forces. the obama administration not giving specifics, but it is pushing back on suggestions that americans will be fighting the war far into the future. white house official says it is, quote, completely wrong to suggest that troops will be in afghanista
. if the obama administration wants to make sure that iran never builds a bomb a lot more has to happen. that means satisfying iran talks from both sides accidental of the discontent in tehran not to mention the discontent in jerusalem. even the years between iran and it's neighbors and the west , first, this background. >> reporter: word of agreement to the west appeared as a victory to many iranians. crowd chants no war, no sanctions, no insults, no submission as iran's negotiator foreign minister returned to iran a hero . >> this makes iranians proud. thanks to these meetings people have been happy over the last couple of days because they're overcoming their problems. >> reporter: iranians see the agreement as an end to the chokehold of sanctions long endured. >> we're very optimistic with these relations being forged our lives can go back to how they were before. it's very nice and desirable to have relations with other countries after ten years. >> reporter: secretary of state john kerry announced over the weekend an agreement in which iran would halt major components of its n
a full commitment from the u.s., echoed by president obama, behinding rereminding the philippine filipino people,l keep them. >> state side love ones wait for news about the whereabouts of those missing. here in the san francisco bay area, the tight knit community, are doing their part as well. >> seeing the pictures is devastating. >> reporter: for those who survived this storm, the long road to recovery will be painful, and take years. the economic impact may top $14 billion, and the death toll of 10,000, is still just an estimate. >> my only call is to stay calm, keep praying, keep helping and stay united. >> reporter: a waiting game for many in the community here, some are holding out hope they will get that call, saying their love ones are safe, others rely on red cross volunteers to the ground to find and locate those still mising. >> thank you. assist in aid effort in philippines by texting 80888 to make a donation to valuation army. text -- salvation army, and 9099 for donation to red cross or call unicef 1-800-367-5437. the numbers are on the web site, as well. >> he
a o comprehensive agreement that would finish the work that president obama began on the very first day in office. that is to ensure that iran does not obtain a nuclear weapon. president obama worked intensively and his administration worked intensively before i even came in when i was in the congress and voted for sanctions. the president worked to put in place a significant sanctions regime, an unprecedented regime. he worked with countries around the world in order to ensure broad participation and support for these sanctions. we believe it's the sanctions that have brought us to this negotiation and ultimately to the more significant negotiation to follow for a comprehensive agreement. make no mistakes, and i ask you, don't interpret that the sanctions were an end unto themselves. the goal was to always to have a negotiation. that is precisely what is now taking place and that negotiation's goal is to secure a strong and verifiable agreement that guarantees the peacefulness of iran's nuclear program. for more than four years the international community has been united in its wil
you get cancelled and you get sick? are you covered? >>> a former competitor of president obama is weighing in on all of this, and governor mitt romney suggests the bumpy rollout of the affordable care act has put the president's legacy in jeopardy. >> the fact that a president sold it on the basis is that not true undermined the foundation of his second term. >> in minutes, governor romney sharing who he thinks could go all the way to the white house next time, and who he left off his list of 2016 republican stars. >>> also, you have heard the greatest claims about global warming. whether you believe it or think of it as a series, some scientists say they have the answer and know how to stop it skprbg the answer is on the right side of your screen. the former massachusetts governor and 2012 presidential nominee accused president obama of selling affordable care act to the american people as a lie. >> and the centerpiece of obama care over the last several years saying time and time again, fundamental to his plan was the right to keep their own insurance plan, and he knew that w
talks falter, obama care struggles and white house nominees blocked. the president's dismal fall. >> today, no go in geneva. >> the window for diplomacy does not stay open indefinitely. >> despite an all in diplomatic effort, a deal to slow iran's nuclear program hits a snag to the relief of a growing bevy of critics. lindsey graham joins us with his take on the talks with tehran and the latest twist in the tanning that will is benghazi. then -- >> welcome to new jersey. >> virginia, thank you. >> reading the results of 2013 through the prism of 2014 with the party chair. democratic debbie wasserman shultz and lance pref previous. and what do they use flash point legislation with no chance of passing? election oon. abortion gay rights, minimum rights, immigration, our political panel suits out the doable from the political. plus -- >> we are obligated to be sure they get everything they need. >> a reunion with former republican senator, presidential conditioned date and world war ii veteran bob dole on the two things he knows best, veterans and politics. good morning. i'm candy c
obama at 41% approval, a full 14 points down from his post re-election high. meanwhile members of his own party are doing their best to make an already complicated situation that much more complicated. at least four senate democrats support a keep your plan bill that would allow insurance companies to continue to offer substandard insurance plans in the individual market. letting americans keep their crappy health care plans because the gop made the loss of said crappy health care plans a national emergency doesn't exactly fit the description of long-term strategy. but these days all bets are off. "the washington post" reports this morning that the white house is increasing its reliance on insurers by accepting their technical help in efforts to repair the problem. the problem online insurance marketplace and prioritizing consumers' ability to buy plans directly from the carriers. the administration's broader cooperation with insurers is a tacit acknowledgement that the federal insurance exchange might not be working smoothly by the target date of november 30th. might not be working s
any agreement. no deal is better than a bad deal i have said many times as has president obama. >> kerry responded to israeli prime ministery netanya netanya called it the deal of the century for the iranians. >> iran gives practically nothing and gets a hell of a lot. that's not a good deal. >> i believe the prime minister needs to recognize that no agreement has been reached about the end game here. that's the subject of the negotiation. the sanctions were put in place in order to bring about a negotiation. nothing is given up in a first step that freezes the program and even sets it back. >> talks in geneva talled over disputes over language that could have given iran a right to enrich over the process in andres to parliament. the president called uranium enrichment a red line that cannot be crossed. this morning iran did sign an agreement that allows international atomic energy agency officials to visit two nuclear sites at the center of the negotiations. the iraq heavy water plant, a reactor which has been at least for a year away from being completed in a uranium mine in
lead." in national news, president obama's judicial nominees, please take your seats on the bench and when i say bench, i mean you're not getting into the game. if we were to compare the obama white house to an nfl team, i think even many democrats would have to agree it's been on a jacksonville jaguars type losing streak recently. the administration wants its draft picks to play and by draft picks i mean its nominees for the d.c. district appeals court but senate republicans for the third time in as many weeks have blocked an obama nominee to that court which is considered the second most powerful in the country. republicans want to keep the current balance on the court, four judges appointed by a democrat, four judges appointed by a republican. unfair, cry the democrats, whom we should note filibustered several of president george w. bush's nominees back in the first half. republicans say they are doing it because they want to organize the judiciary. d.c. has too many judges on the bench, they say. some democrats want to change the senate rules to require only a simple majority
of executive and judicial nominations. half of them have occurred during the obama administration. >> ifill: republicans disputed the numbers. minority leader mitch mcconnell insisted the senate has confirmed 215 of president obama's nominees and rejected only two. >> this was nothing more than a power grab in order to try to advance the obama administration's regulatory agenda, and they just broke the senate rules in order to exercise the power grab. so, i would sum it up by saying it's a sad day in the history of the senate. after today, advise and consent probably means to them 100% consent. >> ifill: democrats have threatened to change the rules before, but matters finally came to a head this week when republicans blocked three nominees to the powerful u.s. circuit court of appeals in the district of columbia. they include patricia ann millett, an appellate lawyer in washington; georgetown university law professor cornelia pillard; and federal district court judge robert wilkins. at the white house, president obama applauded the vote. he said both parties have misused filibusters over t
care launch. obama met with insurance company executives to brainstorm. the white house is looking for options to ensure fewer americans face cancelled poli polici policies. nbc's kristen welker is live at the white house. the president said he wants to make sure people know exactly what their options are so just what are their options? >> reporter: insiders say it could be days before insurance companies know how to proceed. in the meantime they're urging policy holders to be patient but proactive. debra is one of the millions of americans who got a letter from a insurance company cancelling her health care plan because it doesn't meet the requirements. >> i nearly fell out of the chair. it was a huge shock. >> reporter: while she welcomed president obama's announcement that he will allow insurance companies to renew old plans for a year she's skeptical. >> to me a fix would be if you like your plan, you can keep your plan, period. >> reporter: many insurance companies are fuming, saying the president passed a political hot potato onto them. on friday insurance ceos met with the p
says any deal is a bad one. >>> and obama care's rocky rollout. we'll find out what our all-star panel thinks about president obama's sort of apology. karl rove and kirsten powers face off in a fair and balanced debate. >>> plus, former presidential candidate, former senator rick santorum talks about life after politics. i'm shannon bream live from washington. a brand new hour of america's news headquarters starts right now. and we begin with the very latest on that devastating typhoon. all systems are down after a monster storm lays waste to a huge swath of the philippines. one person describes the conditions as "worse than hell." david piper's live in bangkok with the very latest. hello, david. >> reporter: hi, shannon. yes, as was feared, the death toll continues to mount in the philippines. there's no exact figures yet because all the efforts are concentrating on helping the living, but filipino officials have said they fear that as many as 10,000 people may have died in one area alone. now, typhoon haiyan struck the philippines friday. it tore through the central part of the count
supporter of obama care is now saying that president obama should let people keep their current insurance in reference, of course, to the president's pledges that people can go ahead and keep their current health plan if they like them. jim acosta from the white house will talk a little bit about this. if bill clinton is weighing in on this, i imagine that says something very much this is political. this is a political hot potato. this means something here he is weighing in and weighing in on this side saying you know what? i think they need to do this. why is this so important? >> that's right. this white house can no longer, suzanne, say it's just the republicans who want to scuttle obama care, who want to repeal it and not replace it with anything else. it's now democrats inside the party close to the president very important high profile democrats saying wait a minute, this is not working the way it's rolling out right now. something has to be done to fix it. perhaps there is no bigger democrat who is saying that at this point than bill clinton who gave an interview to a little known
. verification is the key. and president obama and i have said since the beginning, we're not just going to verify or trust and verify, we're going to verify and verify and verify. we have to know to a certainty so that israel, gulf states, ourselves, nobody can be deceived by what is taking place. >> one of the points that the israelis and other who is have been unhappy about these negotiations have made is that there's a difference between halting a march toward nuclear capability and actually dismantling the methods you need to create nuclear bombs. what do you say this morning to the saudis, to the israelis who will say that they feel les safe, that israel is in fact threatened? >> israel is threatened by what has been going on in iran. but i believe that from this day for the next six months, israel is in fact safer than it was yesterday because we now have a mechanism by which we are going to expand the amount of time in which they can break out, rather than narrow it. we are going to have insights to their program that we didn't have before. we're going to have a destruction of th
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